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Apple II Library: The 4am Collection

A collection of historical software for Apple II computers from the 1980s and early 1990s. Each item was originally copy protected (i.e. the original floppy disk could not be copied to another floppy disk), but the copy protection has been removed and documented. Most items also include a "work disk" comprising the intermediate files created during the deprotection.

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Download Download Pitch Dark (released 2018-07-31 , 32 MB disk image) About Pitch Dark is a frontend for exploring and playing Infocom text adventures on an 8-bit Apple II. Some notable features: UI for browsing all games and setting global options (pictured) Multiple versions of each game In-game protections removed (manual lookups, code wheels, &c.) Interactive hints based on the original Invisiclues Double hi-res box art (super hi-res on IIgs!) On Beyond Z-Machine! interpreter runs games...
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"Lode Runner" is a 1983 action game developed by Doug Smith and distributed by Broderbund Software.
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Download Download Pitch Darker (released 2018-07-30 , 32 MB disk image) About Pitch Darker is a frontend for exploring and playing modern interactive fiction on an 8-bit Apple II. Some notable features: UI for browsing all games and setting global options (pictured) Double hi-res artwork On Beyond Z-Machine! interpreter runs games directly from ProDOS (no swapping floppies!) System requirements Pitch Darker requires a minimum of 128K RAM and an enhanced Apple //e, Apple //c, or Apple IIgs....
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"Zork I" is a 1980 adventure game by Infocom. This version, release 5, was originally distributed by Personal Software. It is preserved here for the first time.
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"Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards" is a 1987 adventure game written by Al Lowe; designed by Chuck Benton, Mark Crowe, and Al Lowe; graphics by Mark Crowe; music by Al Lowe; game development system by Jeff Stephenson, Chris Iden, and Bob Heitman; cameo coding by Ken Williams; Apple II version by Carlos Escobar; distributed by Sierra On-Line.
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"Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?" is a 1985 educational game by Dave Bigham, Gene Portwood, and Lauren Elliott. This ProDOS re-release (dated 15-AUG-1989 according to file metadata) was programmed by Ken Bull. It is distributed by Broderbund Software.
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"The Dark Crystal" is a 1982 adventure game distributed by Sierra On-Line.
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"Thunder Bombs" is a 1982 arcade game by Tom Becklund and distributed by Penguin Software.
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"Space Quest II" is a 1987 adventure game designed by Scott Murphy and Mark Crowe; game development system by Jeff Stephenson, Chris Iden, and Robert Heitman; programmed by Scott Murphy; graphics by Mark Crowe; Apple II version by Carlos Escobar; distributed by Sierra On-Line. This is version 2.0A. It is preserved here for the first time.
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"King's Quest III" is a 1988 adventure game written by Roberta Williams; programmed by Robert E. Heitman, Bob Kernaghan, Al Lowe; Apple II version by Sol Ackerman; game development system by Jeff Stephenson, Chris Iden; graphics by Doug MacNeill, Mark Crowe; music by Margaret Lowe; viewmaster: Dale Carlson; quality assurance: Nancy Grimsley, QA Ray (Marek), Jennifer Cobb, Kimberly Wood; packaging and documentation: Annette Childs, Greg Steffen; distributed by Sierra On-Line.
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"Ultima I: The Beginning" is a 1986 remake of the classic roleplaying game by Lord British. It is distributed by Origin Systems.
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"Alter Ego" is a 1986 roleplaying game designed and written by Dr. Peter J. Favaro, Ph.D.; Apple II version by Kerry Shetline; distributed by Activision. This is the female version. [archiveorg A2_Alter_Ego_manual width=100% height=480 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true]
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"All About America" is a 1987 educational program designed by June Stark, programmed and illustrated by Jack Alexander, and distributed by Unicorn Software. This version, originally distributed on two 5.25-inch floppy disks, is preserved here for the first time.
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"King's Quest" is a 1984 adventure game designed by Roberta Williams; Apple II version by Jeff Stephenson; original version by Arthur Abraham, Charles Tingley, Ken MacNeill, Doug MacNeill, and Greg Rowland; distributed by Sierra On-Line.
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"Robot Odyssey I" is a 1985 educational game developed by Mike Wallace and Leslie Grimm, and distributed by The Learning Company. This is version 2.0.
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"Space Quest I" is a 1987 adventure game designed by Mark Crowe and Scott Murphy; programmed by Scott Murphy, Sol Ackerman, and Ken Williams; graphics by Mark Crowe; game development system by Jeff Stephenson and Chris Iden; distributed by Sierra On-Line.
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"Galaxy Gates" is a 1981 arcade game by Eric Popejoy and distributed by Magna Soft.
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"Time Zone" is a 1982 adventure game written by Ken and Roberta Williams; produced by Bob Davis and Jeff Stephenson; graphics by Terry Pierce and Michelle Pritchard; distributed by On-Line Systems. This is version 1.1.
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"Questprobe featuring The Hulk" is a 1984 adventure game by Scott Adams; art by John Romita Sr., Mark Gruenwald, and Kem McNair; series outline by Scott Adams, John Byrne, and Bob Budiansky; distributed by Adventure International. This is version 2.3/127. It is preserved here for the first time.
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"Swashbuckler" is a 1982 action game written by Paul Stephenson and distributed by Datamost.
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"Miner 2049er" is a 1982 arcade game by Mike Livesay and Bill Hogue, and distributed by Micro-Fun Software.
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"MicroType: The Wonderful World of Paws" is a 1985 educational typing program developed by J. Haugo, L. Hausmann, T. Jackson, and J. Robinson, distributed by South-Western Publishing. This is version 1.1, originally distributed on a single 5.25-inch floppy disk. It is preserved here for the first time.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, passport, 1tp, southwesternpublishing
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"Short Circuit" is a 1984 arcade game by David H. Schroeder and distributed by Micro-Fun Software.
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"Transylvania" is a 1985 adventure game by Antonio Antiochia and distributed by Polarware. This is the 1985 re-release with updated graphics and gameplay.
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"Miner 2049er II" is a 1984 arcade game by Mike Livesay and Bill Hogue, and distributed by Micro-Fun Software.
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"Crime Wave" is a 1983 arcade game by Scott Schram and distributed by Penguin Software.
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"Ultima II" is a 1982 roleplaying game by Lord British. This 1989 re-release is distributed by Origin Systems. It requires a 64K Apple ][+, //e, //c, or IIgs.
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"Earthquake San Francisco 1906" is a 1982 adventure game written by Jyym Pearson, programmed by Norm Sailer, and distributed by Adventure International.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, passport, adventureinternational
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"C'est La Vie" is a 1983 arcade game distributed by Adventure International.
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"Zork II" is a 1981 adventure game distributed by Infocom. This is the first version, labeled release 7 / UG3AU5.
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"Alien Munchies" is a 1983 arcade game by Shawn Day and distributed by Gentry Software.
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"The Tracer Sanction" is a 1984 adventure game by Rebecca Heineman of Interplay Productions, and distributed by Activision.
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"Station 5" is a 1984 game distributed by Micro-Fun Software.
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"Guitar Wizard" is a 1986 music program distributed by Baudville.
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"Where in the USA is Carmen Sandiego?" is a 1986 educational game by Ken Bull, Gene Portwood, and Lauren Elliott, and distributed by Broderbund Software. This re-release on 3 sides is dated 26-APR-1989 according to ProDOS file metadata.
Topics: apple2, 4am, crack, passport, broderbund
"Scott Adams Graphic Adventure 1: Adventureland" is a 1982 adventure game developed by Scott Adams and distributed by Adventure International. This is version 2.0/416. It is preserved here for the first time.
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"Below the Root" is a 1984 adventure game developed by Dale Disharoon, with artwork by Bill Groetzinger, and distributed by Windham Classics.
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"King's Quest II" is a 1985 adventure game designed and written by Roberta Williams; game logic by Ken Williams, Sol Ackerman, Chris Iden; programming by Jeff Stephenson and Chris Iden; scenery by Doug MacNeill; animation by Mark Crowe; music by Al Lowe; distributed by Sierra On-Line.
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"Oo-Topos" is a 1986 adventure game by by Michael and Muffy Berlyn, graphics by Raimund Redlich and Brian Poff, and distributed by Polarware.
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"Prisoner 2" is a 1982 adventure game by David Mullich and Mike St. Jean and distributed by Edu-Ware. This is version 1.0.1. It is preserved here for the first time.
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"Congo Bongo" is a 1983 action game distributed by SEGA Enterprises.
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"The Black Cauldron" is a 1985 adventure game designed by Roberta Williams and Al Lowe; programmed by Sol Ackerman, Chris Iden, Scott Murphy, Jeff Stephenson, Ken Williams, Al Lowe; with graphics by Mark Crowe; and distributed by Sierra On-Line.
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"Microwave" is a 1982 arcade game by Jay P. Zimmermann and James L. Nitchals, and distributed by Cavalier Computer Corporation.
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"2400 A.D." is a 1987 roleplaying game developed by Chuckles and distributed by Origin Systems.
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"Gelfling Adventure" is a 1984 adventure game written by Michael Macchesney and Rae Lynn Macchesney and distributed by Sierra On-Line.
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"Pollywog" is a 1982 arcade game by Alan Wootton and distributed by Top Notch Software.
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"The Bilestoad" is a 1983 action game by Mangrove Earthshoe and distributed by Datamost.
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"The Queen of Phobos" is a 1982 adventure game with story and artwork by William R. Crawford; programming by Paul L. Berker; thanks to Dav Holle and Adrian Ferret; distributed by Phoenix Software. It is preserved here fully deprotected for the first time.
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"President Elect 1988 Edition" is a 1987 simulation game by Nelson G. Hernandez Sr. and distributed by Strategic Simulations.
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"Submarine Commander" is a 1983 simulation game by Patrick Buckland and distributed by Thorn EMI Video Ltd.
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"The Heist" is a 1983 arcade game by Mike Livesay and Mike Mooney, and distributed by Micro-Fun Software.
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"The Caves of Olympus" is a 1982 adventure game distributed by Sams Software.
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"Rendezvous with Rama" is a 1984 adventure game distributed by Trillium Corp. This updated version is preserved here for the first time. Thanks to Ian Baronofsky for lending me the original disks.
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"Pirate Adventure" is a 1982 adventure game by Scott Adams and distributed by Adventure International. This is version 2.1/408.
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"Zork I" is a 1984 adventure game distributed by Infocom. This is release 88 / 840726 / interpreter B. It is preserved here for the first time.
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"Karate Champ" is a 1985 action game adapted for Apple II by Berkeley Softworks and distributed by Data East.
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"Space Kadet" is a 1982 arcade game by Dan Illowsky and distributed by Datamost, Inc.
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"Phantasie II: Descent Into The Netherworld" is a 1986 roleplaying game written by Winston Douglas Wood and distributed by Strategic Simulations, Inc.
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"Bouncing Kamungas" is a 1983 arcade game by Tom Becklund and distributed by Penguin Software.
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"Decimal Dungeon" is a 1985 educational game by David Howard Flatman and June Selena Stark, and distributed by Unicorn Software. It is preserved here for the first time.
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"Transylvania" is a 1982 adventure game written by Antonio Antiochia and distributed by Penguin Software. This 1984 re-release by Steven Meuse features double hi-res graphics by Marsha Meuse. This version requires a 128K Apple //e, //c, or IIgs.
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"The Factory" is a 1983 educational game developed by Mike Fish and distributed by Sunburst Communications. This undated revision fixes a small bug with a single variable in the FACTORY program file. It is preserved here for the first time.
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"Fahrenheit 451" is a 1984 adventure game distributed by Trillium Corp. This updated version is preserved here for the first time. [archiveorg A2_Fahrenheit_451_manual width=100% height=480 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true]
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"Mixed-Up Mother Goose" is a 1990 adventure game designed by Roberta Williams; programmed by David Slayback; Apple II conversion by Doug Oldfield; graphics by Jerry Moore; music by Amenda-Lambarda; distributed by Sierra On-Line. [archiveorg A2_Mixed_Up_Mother_Goose_manual width=100% height=480 frameborder=0 webkitallowfullscreen=true mozallowfullscreen=true]
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"Zykron Hearts" is a 1986 card game by Zykron Company. It is preserved here for the first time.
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"The Spy Strikes Back" is a 1983 arcade game developed by Robert Hardy and Mark Pelczarski, and distributed by Penguin Software.
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"Nightmare Gallery" is a 1982 arcade game by Ron Aldrich and distributed by Synergistic Software.
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"Solve It" is a 1988 educational game written by Peggy Healy Stearns and C. Alan Riedesel, and distributed by Sunburst Communications.
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"Tonk in the Land of the Buddy-Bots" is a 1984 educational game developed by Angelsoft and distributed by Mindscape. It is preserved here for the first time.
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"Suspended" is a 1983 adventure game by Infocom. This is release 5 / 830222.
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"Tink! Tonk! Tink's Subtraction fair" is a 1985 educational game developed by Angelsoft, Inc. and distributed by Mindscape. It is preserved here for the first time.
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"Crystal Caverns" is a 1982 adventure game developed by Daniel Kitchen and distributed by Hayden Book Company.
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"Locksmith" is a 1983 disk utility distributed by Omega Microware. This is version 5.0 revision F.
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"Escape from Arcturus" is a 1981 pair of arcade games distributed by Synergistic Software.
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"Guderian" is a 1986 strategy game distributed by Avalon Hill.
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